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Jan 22, 2013 1:00am PST
there. >> the first speech to ever mention equal rights for gays and lesbians and mr. obama's governing philosophy from here on out. >> we the people declare today that the most evident of truths that all of us are created equal is the star that guides us still just as it guided our forebearers through seneca falls and selma and stonewall, just as it guided all those men and women sung and unsung who left footprints along this great mall to hear a preacher say that we cannot walk away, to hear a king proclaim that our individual freedom is inextricably bound to the freedom of every sole honor. >> a very big day for temperature, for washington, for the country, very exciting day if you're fascinated by the clash of political ideas. we'll be looking at the speech as politics and poetry, the day as history and the night as culture before we do that let's listen to just a little of stevie wonder. ♪ in the middle of the making of barack obama jamin ♪ ♪ in the middle of the makings of obama oh jamming ♪ ♪ say it louder ♪ i can't hear you ♪ making things better for everybody. >>
Jan 26, 2013 1:00am PST
. he's comparing to an east german government effort to dope at the olympics. he also denied that even within the sport of cycling, it was not the most sophisticated. but you're saying, juliet, it's arguable whether in all sports, but in the sport of cycling there was no other team that could do what this team could. >> well, i'm not sure. but if there was a team like that, then the u.s. postal service team wouldn't have won seven tours in a row. that was pretty phenomenal. there was a reason for that. you know, people tend to think it was because they were doping better than everybody else. >> it's, again, another development in this ongoing story. we'll continue to follow it. betty andreu we appreciate talking to you. and juliet macur as well. thank you very much. we're talking about this on twitter. let's continue the conversation on twitter @anderson cooper. >>> president obama sitting down for his first joint interview with secretary of state hillary clinton. we'll take a listen to some of what they said and look ahead at what could be next for secretary clinton after leaving the
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
french government workers to stop using terms like weekend, and hamburger, and e-mail. and use french equivalents instead. they encourage teachers to introduce the new terms in schools. now the commission has a new target. hash tag. now, a hash tag is a word or a phrase prefixed with a pound sign. just like that. hash tag. it's used to mark key words or topics often on twitter. the american dialect society even voted it the word of the year. but the commissione hates that word because it is in english. they have invented a new term for the french to use. this term translates to sharp word. because the number sign looks like the sharp symbol used in music. the sharp symbol leans a little more to the left. but you know, it's appropriate. it's a little clunkier than the hash tag, too. but according to the commissione, that is the one the french will use. listen, france, we understand why you're doing this. france was the most important language for almost 300 years. you know what, we're probably going to feel same way about mandarin one day. but we don't ban your words. we are gra
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
government did not see a direct threat of an attack of this nature and scale despite the overall trend of security problems that we faced and i have to add neither did the intelligence community. >> an emergency meeting was held and a cable set out on august 16th by the ambassador himself warning what could happen and this cable went unnoticed by your office. >> it does cost money to pay for embassy security. >> since 2007, they have requested additional funding with the exception of 2010 congress enacted less than requested. >> we were misled that there were protests and something strange out of that. >> with all due respect, the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or guys out for a walk one night that decided to kill americans. what difference at this point does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. >> had i been president at the time and i found you did not read the cables from benghazi, you did not read the cables from ambassador stevens, i would have relieve yd you o
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> progress does not compel us to settle centuries long debates about the role of government for all time, but it does require us to act in our time. >> millions of americans, of course, watched president obama lay out his vision for the country yesterday. keeping them honest, though, even as he spoke, another big washington power player was gearing up to advance its agenda. not lawmakers, judges or journalists. gearing up for battle to block bill os are change them usurp loop holes or widen them. you might like some of what they're doing but chances are you won't be pleased about this. a congresswoman who just got re-elected but is leaving already taking what she learned in congress to get paid big dollars, leaving the people who elected her, basically high and dry. drew griffin is keeping them honest. >> reporter: she may be the perfect example of what washington critics call the revolving door syndrome. congresswoman in drew griffin with cnn. which could explain why all we got from congresswoman joann emerson was the slam-door treatment. the southeast missouri republican is quitting co
Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
picture governance and get things done. run on politics, defeat republicans, don't worry about the nation and do what he wants to do mr. the final two years. that's what paul is getting at. >> i am for striking deals. >> you're for striking republicans. >> i'm for cuts deals but i'm not for saying everybody should come together because here i am. >> when you say ruthless, if a republican member said be ruthless, people would be screaming at you. >> i wasn't quoting. maybe it was ruthless. >> what that means is cutting deals instead of just saying let's reason together, give them something and take something. do the -- >> okay. >> grimy, realistic sometimes unpleasant work of running the country. >> this is the magic that the movie lincoln illustrated. it happened in far more pol polarized congress than the congress we have. president obama is not going to have major legacy piece in terms of legislative achievement if he doesn't have republican support. something has got to be struck. >> you don't see republican support. republicans is approval 55%. 43%. if do you look at how it breaks dow
Jan 21, 2013 1:00am PST
. it was harder to govern then. >> you also think about, had the clintons and how bill clinton -- he seemed to revel in politics, the reaching out to people. in the article, i found it fascinating that the obamas haven't had bill and hillary clinton over for dinner. i -- i mean, she's -- all the things that bill clinton did during the campaign, all the work that hillary clinton's done, they've never had a dinner at the white house with them? >> i think this is something outsiders find difficult and surprising. the obamas can be vivacious, charming they have great public personalities. what people in washington see -- but i think people all over the country don't necessarily see it, there's an intro version there, a self-protectedness. the obamas said both when the president became famous in 2004 and again when they came to washington, no new friends, which is the opposite of what we expect from politicians. they generally succeed by making everybody their friend. >> some people like to be president because they enjoy the office, other people relish power. >> and isn't it true, after meeting
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
to the defense commission. defense secretary leon panetta said the government is concerned by north korea's continuing provocative behavior and that the united states is ready to deal with it. >> the usa department issued a warning advising people not to travel to benghazi, libya. they said there's a significant potential for violence and kidnapping. >> and apple stock plunged more than 12% today. apple shares have been on the decline for months. investors are concerned about the company's prospects for growth. >> and anderson, it is cold all over. take a look at these chimps at a sanctuary in wales. they're wrapping themselves up in blankets and drinking hot tea to keep warm. don't you think of "e.t." when you see that? >> it reminds me of me on the night of the inauguration when we were cold and wrapped in the blankets. >> i think the chimps are way cuter. >> words hurt, isha. words hurt. >> not that you're not cute. >> lawsuits over an inch of a sandwich. the ridiculist is next. ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient
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